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  • University of California Irvine School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Irvine
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about your research" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Why UCI?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"How long have you been volunteering clinically? How did research lead you into medicine? Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"they were all pretty standard" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The faculty interview was VERY short, trying to keep the conversation going was difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School website, lots of previous interviews, reading a book by adcoms on what they thought of diff candidates, thinking through mock questions on SDN, grilling my student host" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students enjoy being there/supportive environment, p/f curriculum first two years, the opportunities for working with the Latino community, small class size, beautiful area" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"school isn't attached to the hospital, my faculty interviewer did a poor job selling the school" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that a short interview isn't necessarily a bad thing. i left thinking i had blew it but got accepted without a waitlist (my interviewer had had a 15 minute interview at UCI also)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the med school has an environment which respects academia while staying personal with the students" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/22/2010

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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